Showing posts from March 19, 2015


Talkin’ Sports
With Pat

On March 14 we lost Al Rosen, who played 10 years for the Cleveland Indians and was a member of their 1948 championship team. He also was the 1953 MVP, with a .336 batting avg, 43 home runs and 145 RBI. He was four points shy of winning the batting title that year or he would have won the Triple Crown. After playing 10 years he retired due to back and leg injuries at the age of 32. Later he would serve as President and CEO of the Yankees, 78-79 and the Astros 1980- 85, then as general manager of the Giants from 85-92. So he had a very successful life as a player and executive in baseball. I do know he was instrumental in helping the Yankees in winning in 78, and for the hiring of some of the staff that would help the Yankees in the future.                                                                          In the NCAA tournament that started earlier today there has already been some upsets and I know of one controversial call that gave UCLA a win over SMU. I…

Let's Welcome: Steve Brewer(aka:Max Austin) Author of: Duke City Hit Friday 7pm PST

Let’s Welcome
Friday March 20th@ 7pm PSTAuthor of:Steve Brewer(aka: Max Austin)

Bio:Steve Brewer is the author of more than 25 books, including the Bubba Mabry mysteries and the recent crime novels A BOX OF PANDORAS and LOST VEGAS.The first Bubba book, LONELY STREET, was made into a 2009 Hollywood comedy starring Robert Patrick, Jay Mohr and Joe Mantegna.In 2013, Random House imprint Alibi announced a three-book deal with Brewer. The trilogy, published under the pen name Max Austin, started in April 2014 with DUKE CITY SPLIT. DUKE CITY HIT came out in December 2014, and DUKE CITY DESPERADO is slated for June 2015.Brewer teaches part-time in the Honors College at the University of New Mexico. He's taught classes at the Midwest Writers Workshop, SouthWest Writers and the Tony Hillerman Writers Seminar, and regularly speaks at mystery conventions. He was toastmaster at Left Coast Crime in Santa Fe, NM, in 2011.He served two years on the national board of Mystery Writers of America and …